Veteran Affairs must take action during the public health crisis



  1. 在国家紧急情况终止后的至少60天之前暂停VA福利索赔的截止日期
  2. 紧急决定涉及财务困难的索赔和利益
  3. 将所有个人VA补偿和养老金残疾考试更改为远程医疗或音频考试
  4. 将学生退伍军人的住房补贴的使用期限延长至国家紧急状态终止后至少60天
  5. 在国家紧急状态终止后至少60天之前停止收债活动
  6. 为所有退伍军人免费提供VA Healthcare,无论其出院状态如何,均会出现与COVID-19一致的症状





Domestic Violence Awareness Month | ReThinkAccess ReThinkSystems

The last 18 months have exacerbated many barriers that survivors face when attempting to access justice. Many of the survivors we have spoken to during the pandemic have complained of increased barriers, including lack of language access, lack of access to technology and childcare, and heightened mistrust of the legal system and the police.

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month: Healthy Financial Relationships

More than 1 in 3 women (35.6%) and more than 1 in 4 men (28.5%) in the United States have experienced rape, physical violence, and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime. Research, as well as NYLAG’s experience advocating for survivors, has established that Linda’s situation is not unique: domestic violence is often accompanied by financially controlling or retaliatory behavior.

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Black Women Equal Pay Day 2021

If you are a Black women, Black Women’s Equal Pay Day is an acknowledgment of the unique challenges that you face in the job market. It is also a call to action. New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) sees you and supports you both with our one-on-one legal and financial counseling services as well as in our impact litigation and public advocacy campaigns.

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Safety Net Assistance (SNA) Benefits Extended to Special Immigrant Juvenile (SIJ) Beneficiaries

The New York Legal Assistance Group is pleased to announce that we have reached a settlement agreement that will result in New York expanding eligibility for subsistence public assistance, called Safety Net Assistance (SNA) benefits, to special immigrant juvenile (SIJ) beneficiaries—unmarried immigrants under 21 years old who have been abandoned, abused, or neglected by one or both of their parents.

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